Stories about Global Media

May 20 2017

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall repeatedly forgets his debating opponent's name

The reaction in the press this morning is nearly unanimous: the two-hour broadcast was spectacularly boring - and irrelevant. "I don't believe that she will get the best ...

May 20 2017

Ivanka Trump to take part in presidential trip

President Donald Trump's maiden global trip, a five-stop marathon across the Middle East and Europe, has long loomed as a crucial first test overseas for the chaos-courti...

May 20 2017

Japan cabinet approves bill allowing emperor's abdication

The existing law does not allow a living monarch to hand over the throne, but the 83-year-old emperor said in an address last August his health was failing and hinted he ...

May 20 2017

Moon to send special envoys on THAAD, DPRK to China

The North's state-run Korean Central TV Broadcasting Station aired two pictures showing what were described as THAAD components installed at a golf course at the southe...

May 19 2017

White House: Trump staffer's Western Wall comment not administration policy

Trump called Netanyahu and talked to the prime minister about his upcoming visit to Israel , senior officials told Haaretz . The debate swirling around the Trump ad...

May 19 2017

Trump says he has 'absolute right' to release terrorism info to Russians

The officer went on to say they "would not trust a partner who shared intelligence" without telling them first. Critics accused him of seeking to short-circuit an investi...

May 19 2017

China's Xi says Belt and Road needs to reject protectionism

At an worldwide summit in Beijing showcasing China's ambitious One Belt, One Road initiative, U.S. delegate Matt Pottinger said American companies had "much to offer" t...

May 19 2017

A wider personal electronics ban could cost flyers $1 billion

On Wednesday, U.S. and European Union officials exchanged information about threats to aviation, believed to include bombs hidden in laptop computers. A current proposal ...

May 19 2017

Former official says she warned White House about Flynn

It nevertheless took 18 days before Mr Trump, pressed by Mr Pence and others, dismissed the retired army lieutenant-general, who had advised him on security issues thro...

May 19 2017

United States strikes Syria militia threatening US-backed forces

One official says the pro-regime forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad were perceived as a threat to US -allied troops there. The " defensive " strike was al...

May 19 2017

Trump talk with Russians 'wholly appropriate,' adviser says

US media reports allege Trump passed ultra-sensitive classified information about the Islamic State group - gleaned by a foreign intelligence partner - to Russian diploma...

May 19 2017

Confederate Monument Being Removed from New Orleans

It's official: The statue of Confederate general Pierre Gustave Tutante Beauregard in New Orleans is being removed from City Park tonight. This is the third of four C...

May 19 2017

5 things to know about French president-elect Emmanuel Macron

But Sunday's election, in which Macron won over 66 percent of the vote, was not a death knell for populism. It's also a further dent to the populist tide that many blame ...

May 19 2017

Kim Jong Un urges 'right choice' by USA after missile test

British U.N. Ambassador Matthew Rycroft also called the test a threat to worldwide peace and security and said "the United Kingdom favors tougher sanctions". North Kore...

May 19 2017

UK April Retail Sales Surge 2.3%, Special Factors Boost Demand

So although workers are set to become marginally worse off, there are more people in work. Growth slowed sharply to 0.3 percent between January and March, and it's expe...

May 19 2017

Palestinians hope for settlement curb if peace talks resume

According to Netanyahu, transferring the embassy will "advance peace" by "shattering the Palestinian fantasy that Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel". Trump has al...

May 19 2017

Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians

Flynn, a retired general, was forced by the president to resign after it was revealed that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other administration officials abou...

May 19 2017

Chelsea Manning shows look as woman after prison release

Manning, whose actions launched a new era of massive security breaches in the internet age, was lauded by anti-war and anti-secrecy activists as a hero, even as others, i...

May 19 2017

With pressing Louisiana issues, House debate shows monumental stupidity

The bill narrowly was approved in a House committee May 3. "We have a history in the Legislature of saying we're going to do something, but taking the dollar and doing ...

May 19 2017

House Intel panel requests Comey memos

Chaffetz, who until now has seemed reluctant to investigate the Trump administration, has already scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, May 24, at 9:30 am - the same day the...